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Roundtable: How long-term corporate planning holds the key to a more sustainable future - last chance to register

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Event hosted in association with DNV GL takes place on Monday July 7 in London

03 Jul 2014

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2014: And the winner is...

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2014

All the winners and highly commended entries from the UK's most prestigious green business awards

03 Jul 2014

Industry welcomes EU Court ruling on national green energy subsidies

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EU Court of Justice backs Swedish refusal to subsidise a Finnish wind farm, ensuring power companies cannot shop around for support

02 Jul 2014

UK councils could be required to recycle 70 per cent of waste by 2030

Proposals from European Commission would require a significant increase in the proportion of UK waste diverted from landfill

02 Jul 2014

IEA: $80bn wasted on power for online devices in 2013

Study finds modems, set-top boxes, printers and games consoles using as much electricity when on standby as UK and Norway combined

02 Jul 2014

Barclays and MSCI launch Green Bond Index

New benchmarking index aimed at rapidly growing market set to hit $40bn this year

02 Jul 2014

Scotland 'on track' to meet renewable heat target

But Westminster government comes under fire after fewer than 80 homes secure RHI in two months

02 Jul 2014

Greener deliveries help United Biscuits crunch carbon

Lorries with longer trailers help company lose 450,000 UK road miles and reduce annual carbon emissions by 618 tonnes

02 Jul 2014

Green light for £1.5bn Dudgeon offshore wind farm

Norwegian companies Statoil and Statkraft confirm work on 402MW project will begin next year with expected completion in 2017

01 Jul 2014

Battersea Park to host London's first electric Grand Prix

Mayor Boris Johnson welcomes 'awesome addition' to capital's sporting calendar ahead of inaugural Formula E 10 race season

01 Jul 2014

RWE slots in final turbines at Gwynt y Mor offshore wind farm

UK's second largest wind farm due for completion this winter

01 Jul 2014

Governments urged to clean up estuaries management

Policymakers face call to overhaul estuaries management amid escalating environmental risks

01 Jul 2014

How tofu could help create the ultimate green solar panel

Liverpool University scientists replace cadmium-containing salt with magnesium chloride to cut costs and toxins

01 Jul 2014

Bordeaux eyes up new market opportunities from cleaner estuary

From tidal turbines to restored oysters, Bordeaux maps out plans for a sustainable estuary

01 Jul 2014

Supermarkets must curb food security risks, MPs urge

New report calls on government to protect consumers from food shortages that could result from extreme weather events

01 Jul 2014

UK seeks to avoid 'energy crunch' with 53GW of back-up power

Energy Secretary confirms first auction on capacity market will take place in December

30 Jun 2014

Toshiba closes deal to build new UK reactors by 2024

Company buys 60 per cent stake in NuGen, aiming to build largest nuclear facility in Europe

30 Jun 2014

Allow fracking in national parks, says Environment Agency chief

Chris Smith, EA's outgoing chairman, dismisses campaigners' claims over impact when process 'done properly'

30 Jun 2014

Doctors prescribe more green energy and no fossil fuels

In a world-first move, the British Medical Association vows to end its investment in fossil fuel companies

30 Jun 2014

'World's first' fully recyclable coffee cup is coming to the UK

Green Your Cup inventor hopes to put an end to the 2.5 billion coffee cups thrown way every year

30 Jun 2014

Ofgem to crack down on false green energy tariff claims

Energy suppliers will have to clearly explain how their green tariffs provide additional environmental benefits under new plans

27 Jun 2014

Intelligent Energy plans £40m flotation

Fuel cell company has already raised almost £90m to develop fuel cells for vehicles, personal electronics, and energy storage

27 Jun 2014

Build out, build up, but don’t replace, say solar competition entrants

Solar Decathlon aims to revive inefficient buildings with innovative solar retrofits

27 Jun 2014

Detroit Electric re-emerges with UK production plant

Company made waves last year promising the world's fastest production electric vehicle but had seemingly disappeared

27 Jun 2014

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